फाइजर के सीईओ अल्बर्ट बौर्ला ने COVID-19 वैक्सीन के लिए $ 1 मिलियन का उत्पत्ति पुरस्कार जीता

  • वैश्विक फार्मास्युटिकल दिग्गज फाइजर इंक के अध्यक्ष और मुख्य कार्यकारी, अल्बर्ट बौर्ला (Albert Bourla) को 19 जनवरी, 2022 को प्रतिष्ठित उत्पत्ति पुरस्कार (Genesis Prize) 2022 से सम्मानित किया गया है। इसे “यहूदी नोबेल पुरस्कार (Jewish Nobel Prize)” के रूप में जाना जाता है।
  • उन्हें एक COVID-19 वैक्सीन (फाइजर-बायोएनटेक COVID-19 वैक्सीन) के विकास में उनके प्रयासों के लिए सम्मानित किया गया है। यह पुरस्कार $ 1 मिलियन के नकद पुरस्कार के साथ आता है।

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla wins $1 million Genesis Prize for COVID-19 vaccine

  • Pfizer’s Chairman and CEO Albert Bourla has been given the Genesis prize for 2022. It is widely referred to as the “Jewish Nobel Prize”.
  • He has been awarded for his efforts in leading the development of a COVID-19 vaccine (Pfizer–BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine). The award comes with a cash prize of $1 million.

A 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg wins 2019 Right Livelihood Award

  • Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg was named as one of four winners of the 2019 Right Livelihood Award, known as Sweden’s alternative Nobel Prize.
  • Thunberg won the award “for inspiring and amplifying political demands for urgent climate action reflecting scientific facts.

UK mathematician Adam Harper wins the 2019 SASTRA Ramanujan prize

  • On September 25, 2019 mathematician and assistant professor of the University of Warwick, England, Adam Harper, from the United Kingdom(UK) won the SASTRA Ramanujan prize for 2019.
  • He will be awarded with a citation and an award of $10,000.

Amitabh Bachchan unanimously selected for Dadasaheb Phalke award 2019

  • On September 24, 2019 the Union minister of information and broadcasting Shri Prakash Javadekar announced that Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan was selected for the 2019 Dadasaheb Phalke award which is the highest award in Indian cinema.
  • It is conferred to a person for his/her lifetime achievement in cinema.


About Dadasaheb Phalke award

First awarded year- 1969.

First winner-  Devika Rani.

PM Modi receives Global Goalkeeper Award

  • PM Narendra Modi received the 2019 Global Goalkeeper Award for Swachh Bharat Mission from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
  • The award ceremony took place on the side-lines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session.

Bollywood playback singer Sonu Nigam wins ‘Magnificent performing arts award 2019’ at 21st century icon award ceremony held in UK

  • Popular Bollywood playback singer Sonu Nigam has been honoured with the Magnificent Performing Arts Award at the annual 21st Century Icon Awards in London.
  • Nigam was among a host of winners across a range of categories at a gala awards ceremony last week, devised as a celebration of dynamic entrepreneurs and successful individuals chosen from hundreds of nominations from around the world.

NDTV’s Ravish Kumar awarded 1st Gauri Lankesh Memorial Award 2019 in Bengaluru, Karnataka

  • Senior journalist and Ramon Magsaysay awardee Ravish Kumar received the first Gauri Lankesh Memorial Award in Bengaluru.
  • He was chosen for the award for sharp news analysis and uncompromising secular stance by the Gauri Lankesh Memorial Trust, founded in memory of the journalist.